Tag: energism

  • The Other Side of Achievement

    When talking about grace, we often give negative connotations to words like effort, performance, and accomplishment. They become four letter, anti-grace cuss words. And if one is gaining their approval from God and others based on what they do, than a negative perception is the correct one. We cannot earn or be worthy of God […]

  • Grace and Obedience are Friends

    The relationship between grace and obedience can seem tenuous at times. An over-emphasis on grace with no thought to obedience can lead to antinomianism, hyper grace, or as some would say “free, cheap grace.” Focusing on rules and commands as a means to gain the favor of God can lead to rule keeping, law, and legalism. […]